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ERIC Number: ED131656
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1976-Aug
Report on the Working Conference on the SCRDT Teacher Tests For Spanish/English Bilingual Education. Occasional Paper No. 14.
Merino, Barbara J.
This report summarizes the proceedings and outcomes of a working conference of experts, scholars, and educators in bilingual education held at Stanford University on February 12-13, 1976. The goal of the conference was to discuss and improve five tests constructed as part of an effort to improve teaching in bilingual (Spanish-English) education programs. The tests deal with teachers' skills and knowledge in these areas: Spanish of the Southwest, teaching reading in Spanish, teaching Spanish as a second language, teaching English as a second language, and Spanish proficiency. Presentations of the tests, discussions in small working groups, and comments and criticisms in a general session all led to the incorporation of a number of important modifications in the preliminary versions of the tests. (Author)
Descriptors: Bilingual Education, Bilingual Schools, Bilingual Teachers, Bilingualism, English (Second Language), Language Instruction, Language Proficiency, Language Skills, Language Tests, Language Variation, Linguistic Performance, Second Language Learning, Sociolinguistics, Spanish, Teacher Education, Teacher Evaluation, Teacher Qualifications, Teaching Skills, Tests
Publication Type: Speeches/Meeting Papers
Education Level: N/A
Sponsor: National Inst. of Education (DHEW), Washington, DC.
Authoring Institution: Stanford Univ., CA. Stanford Center for Research and Development in Teaching.